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Medevac Bill Victory a ‘Tipping Point’ For Refugee Policy in Australia

Luke Michael, Wednesday, 13th February 2019 -  Refugee advocates believe the success of the medical evacuation bill will be a tipping point for asylum seeker policy in Australia, after the opposition and crossbenchers handed

Community Groups Slam Government’s Medical Review Panel Proposal

Luke Michael, Wednesday, 6th February 2019 -  Refugee advocates have slammed a government proposal for an independent medical review panel to oversee transfers of asylum seekers, concerned it would still give bureaucrats

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A Practical Impact, Period.

Maggie Coggan, Wednesday, 7th November 2018 -  Tampons and pads make getting your period a whole lot easier. But a lot of them aren’t that great for the environment, or accessible to everyone. Rozalyn Campbell, founder of Tsuno,

Outcry Over Planned Booting of MSF on Nauru

Maggie Coggan, Tuesday, 9th October 2018 -  Refugee advocacy groups fear the health conditions of refugees and asylum seekers will deteriorate following revelations a vital health organisation is being ordered off Nauru.

‘Potatoes For Dutton’ Campaign Aims to Raise $5,000 for Refugees

Maggie Coggan, Friday, 24th August 2018 -  A group encouraging Australians to buy a potato to send to Liberal MP Peter Dutton’s office says they will soon “wrap up the campaign”, while aiming to raise $5,000 for refugees on Nauru.

Alarm as Government Begins Cuts to Asylum Seeker Support Services

Wendy Williams, Wednesday, 27th June 2018 -  Refugee organisations are urging the prime minister to put an immediate end to what they are calling a “cruel, inhuman and illogical policy”, as the government begins rolling out

Sector Rallies Over Asylum Seeker Welfare Crackdown

Wendy Williams, Tuesday, 29th August 2017 -  The social sector has rallied behind refugees and asylum seekers in the wake of the Australian government’s decision to strip up to 400 Australian-based asylum seekers of welfare…

The Path to Australia

Wendy Williams, Monday, 26th June 2017 -  Omar Al Kassab is a Syrian refugee who escaped with his family to Australia, where he has returned to his studies, become a Scout leader and  an inspirational TED speaker. He is this

NFP Calls for Asylum Seeker Safety as Manus Set to Close

Wendy Williams, Tuesday, 16th May 2017 -  Asylum seekers on Manus Island must be brought to safety, according to not for profits speaking in the wake of reports that the more than 800 men have been told they must leave the Australian-funded

NFPs Outraged Over Refugees Left Stranded on Manus

Wendy Williams, Monday, 10th April 2017 -  The news that refugees on Manus Island who are not accepted by the United States will remain in Papua New Guinea when the facilities close later this year has sparked outrage from not

NFPs Call on Govt to Stand Up for Australian Values in Wake of Trump’s Muslim Ban

Wendy Williams, Tuesday, 31st January 2017 -  Not for profits are calling on the federal government to stand up for Australian values and make a “stronger commitment” to fulfil its human rights obligations in the wake of Donald

Asylum Seeker Resource Centre Wins Social Enterprise Award

Ellie Cooper, Thursday, 1st December 2016 -  The Asylum Seeker Resource Centre’s catering business was one of eight social enterprises honoured at the annual Social Enterprise Awards. ASRC Catering took out the award for social
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